EFCC Grants Obiano Bail After 5 Days In Custody.Adunni Adetola
Ex Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, was arrested on Thursday at about 8:30pm by the anti-graft agency at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, when he was reportedly on his way to the United States of America.
The former governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano has been granted bail by the The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
Chairman of the commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa revealed this on Monday in an interview with journalists in Abuja on the sideline of 5th Annual General Assembly (AGA) of the Network of Anti-Corruption Institutions in West Africa (NACIMA).
Bawa, however, said the former governor had yet to perfect his bail conditions and as such, he is still in the custody of the commission.
He also refuted reports claiming Obiano’s arrest and investigation was politically motivated.
He Said, “There is nothing political about the investigation. You know what the EFCC stands for.
“We investigate crimes, we look at people that have committed crimes and we link it up together and then we go to court. That is all we have been doing and that is what we will continue to do.
“We have been accused of media trial. But we will continue to do our investigation professionally.
“He has been granted bail and we are waiting for him to perfect his bail conditions he has been cooperating with us and everything is going on well.”